verb (used with object), in·ter·ca·lat·ed, in·ter·ca·lat·ing.
Origin of intercalate
Examples from the Web for intercalate
To prevent this it was customary at regular intervals to intercalate days or months.History of Astronomy|George Forbes
The rule was to intercalate a day in every fourth year (quarto quoque anno).Plutarch's Lives Volume III.|Plutarch
So far it would suffice, in accounting for the facts, to intercalate between A and B a few terms, which would remain discrete.
The present appears the fittest place in which to intercalate remarks concerning them.Luck or Cunning|Samuel Butler
British Dictionary definitions for intercalate
Word Origin for intercalate
Word Origin and History for intercalate
"to insert a day into the calendar," 1610s, from Latin intercalatus, past participle of intercalare "to proclaim the insertion of an intercalary day," from inter- "between" (see inter-) + calare (see calendar). Related: Intercalated; intercalating.